Deed from James H. and Mary Aldridge, 13 January 1842

<James H.  Aldridge  To  Jo Smith>
<Recorded  23 March  1848.>
This Indenture made and entered into this Thirteenth day of Janu[ary]  in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and forty two  Between James H. Aldridge and Mary his wife of the County of  Hancock and State of Illinois after one part and Joseph  Smith sole Trustee in Trust for the Church of Jesus Christ  of Latter Day Saints of the County of Hancock and state of  Illinois of the other part Witnesseth that the said James H  Aldridge and Mary his wife for and in consideration of the  sum of fifty Dollars to them in hand paid the receipt wh[ereof]  is hereby acknowledged. do hereby grant bargain sell Conv[e]y  and confirm unto the said Joseph Smith, his successors in of[fice]  and assigns forever all that tract or parcel of Land situate  and being in the County of Hancock and state of Illinois  viz, The North part of the North half of Lot no Thirty fi[ve]  in Block No Six of Kimballs addition to Nauvoo. Commencing  at the North West Corner of Lot No Thirtyfive in Bloc[k]  No 6, and running South Eight Rods, thence West Twenty  East Twenty rods to Rigby’s line thence North Eight rods  thence west twenty rods to the place of beginning. Together  with all and singular the appurtenances thereunto  belonging or in any-wise appertaining, To have and to  hold all the above described premises unto the said Joseph  Smith his successors in office and assigns forever
And the said James H Aldridge and Mary his wife  their heirs and assigns the aforesaid premises unto the  said Joseph Smith & his successors and assigns the  aforesaid premises against the claims of all and  every person whomsoever do and will warrant and  defend by these presents, In Testimony whereof the  said James H Aldridge and Mary his wife of the  first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the  day and year above written
James H Aldridge L S
Mary <her x. mark> Aldridge L S
Signed sealed and delivered  in presence of C E Tuicher
The words “his heirs” were erased  three times and the word “saints”  interlined before the signing of this  instrument
State of Illinois Hancock County ss.
I Ebenezer Robinson a Justice of the peace of  said County, do certify that James H Aldridge and Mary  his wife whose signatures appear to the foregoing deed and  who are personally Known to me. to be the persons described he[rein]  and who executed the same. did severally acknowledge  that they had executed the same said cenveyance for the uses an[d]  [purposes herein mentioned. And the said Mary Aldridge] [p. 86]
James H. and Mary Aldridge, Deed, Nauvoo, IL, to JS, Nauvoo, IL, 13 Jan. 1842; Land Record Bk U, pp. 86–87, Hancock County Recorder’s Office; microfilm at Family History Library.